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CUO signs MoU with FIDR for Tribal Digital Literacy Centre

The Central University of Odisha (CUO), Koraput and the Forum for Integrated Development and Research (FIDR) India, Gurugram signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) through online mode for next three years to collaborate on establishing a Digital Tribal Literacy Centre for the tribal youth of Odisha.

On behalf of the CUO Dr. Asit Kumar Das, Registrar and Mr. Debi Patnaik from FIDR signed the MoU in the presence of Prof. S. K. Palita, Vice-Chancellor In-charge, CUO and Charudatta Panigrahi, Director, FIDR.

Prof Palita said “by signing the MoUthis initiative is established now and the Central University is going to provide digital literacyto the tribal students and other students of marginalized community of this region with the support of FIDR. The establishment of the Centre will open opportunity of digital skills to boys and girls of the marginalized communities which in course of time make them self-employed”.

During the 13th Foundation Day Celebration on 29th August 2021 the establishment of Tribal Digital Literacy Centre was declared by the Hon’ble Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan.

Expressing happiness Charudatta Panigrahi, Director, FIDR said “The establishment of the Centre will fulfill long required soft skill education of the region and will boost economic empowerment of youth’. Registrar Dr. Asit Kumar Das was highly optimistic of signing of MoU and promised that CUO will do its mighty to establish a Digital Tribal Literacy centre as soon as possible.